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Chris (aka-Moose), Auto Technician
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Changed my dead battery, hooked up new one, now the car

Customer Question

changed my dead battery, hooked up new one, now the car won't start, dome light comes on, checked manual. I only have a smart key. the manual stated something about the smart key not recognizing the car computer?
JA: Have you checked the vehicle's manual for this?
Customer: yes, went through restart procedure, no luck
JA: What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: RAV4 2014, SORRY
JA: Are you fixing your RAV4 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes, 2 yr old battery would not crank (clicking) removed battery had it checked at advance auto they said it was dead (bed Cell) purchased new one installed, here I am
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: manual references button under dash (steering wheel but its just a push button
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Your Toyota Guy replied 9 months ago.

How are you tonight? Let's see... Does the small light light on the start button turn green when you get in the car and press the brake pedal?

Expert:  Your Toyota Guy replied 9 months ago.

Did you still need assistance?